Education fault lines separate Florida House, Senate

A fight over education policy is brewing at the Capitol. It pits supporters of traditional public schools against advocates for more school choice.

With new leaders in place, the Florida House and Senate will be the battleground for the contest over the state’s educational future. Each chamber will have its own distinct ideas about how Florida spends $20.3 billion on schools.

During last week’s organizational session, lawmakers’ comments revealed a fault line across the Capitol rotunda in education policies advocated by the House and Senate.

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